New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1706 – 1790
Press and Printers
City of New York
January 17, 1872
Ernst Plassman Sculptor
Erected 1872 by Albert DeGroot.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Patriots & Patriotism. A significant historical date for this entry is January 17, 1872.
Location. 40° 42.71′ N, 74° 0.354′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Spruce Street and Park Row, on the left when traveling south on Spruce Street. Statue is located in front of Pace University. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10038, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pace University (within shouting distance of this marker); New York City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Pace College (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathan Hale (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Underground Railway Excavation200th Anniversary of the Construction of City Hall (about 300 feet away); Mail Street 1875-1939 (about 300 feet away); Canadian Burr Oak (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .
1. A Quick Biography of Benjamin Franklin. UShistory.org website. (Submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. The 1872 Benjamin Franklin Statue -- Park Row. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on March 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,026 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.